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Renting and repairs: My landlord won’t fix the heating, what...

If you are renting your home, it is your landlord’s responsibility to provide heating and hot water. When the heating or boiler fails through no...

Lucy Penfold

Senior Solicitor, Dispute Resolution

Easements, what are they and what do they mean for...

An easement is a right enjoyed by a landowner over another person’s land which binds successors in title. Usually speaking, most easements are positive, which...

Lucy Penfold

Senior Solicitor, Dispute Resolution

Recovering business tenancy rent arrears and the new legislation

The Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Act 2022 (“the Act”) came into force on 24 March 2022. The purpose behind the Act is to extend the protection...

Lucy Penfold

Senior Solicitor, Dispute Resolution
Dispute Resolution, Employment | 9th March 2022

To pay or not to pay, that is the question…

Sick pay policies have been hitting the headlines with many big-name employers withdrawing company sick pay benefits for staff who remain unvaccinated against Covid-19 and...

Jane Crosby

Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution & Accredited Mediator
Dispute Resolution | 16th February 2022

How to evict a commercial tenant

If you are a landlord of a commercial property, you may find yourself in the circumstances where you need to evict a tenant and take...

Lucy Penfold

Senior Solicitor, Dispute Resolution
Dispute Resolution | 8th December 2021

Mandatory arbitration process unveiled for commercial rent arrears

The government has unveiled its long-awaited plans for arbitration to handle pandemic-related commercial rent arrears, with a code of conduct that effectively sets the standard...

Lucy Penfold

Senior Solicitor, Dispute Resolution

Guide to your rights as a student tenant

If you are renting accommodation as a student, you should fully understand your rights - and your obligations. When things go wrong in your flat...

Lucy Penfold

Senior Solicitor, Dispute Resolution
Dispute Resolution, Employment | 8th November 2021

What counts as bullying in the workplace?

Experiencing unfair treatment in the workplace can be distressing and can have an impact on your life both in and out of work. You may...

Jane Crosby

Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution & Accredited Mediator
Dispute Resolution, Employment | 19th October 2021

Why digital nomads can be a headache for employers

The easing of overseas travel restrictions is posing an unexpected headache for employers, who need to be on the look-out for potential digital nomads in...

Jane Crosby

Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution & Accredited Mediator

A royal lesson in keeping things under your hat

A judicial decision has seen the late Duke of Edinburgh’s will sealed for 90 years, and the value of the estate excluded from the grant...

Lucy Penfold

Senior Solicitor, Dispute Resolution